Marples Gents Saw - 1

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Marples Gents Saw Review By: I.Ball

Category: Old Gents Saws

Manufacturer: Marples

Tool Type: Gents Saw

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This old Marples gents saw had a 6 inch blade with a steel spine and was fitted with a shaped Beech handle.

The Beech handle was imprinted with the 'Marples' logo and was finished with a brass ferrule.

The blade was made with an elobarate Marples etching.

Saw Construction

marples gents saw


Steel Back Markings:

Blade Markings:
'Marples, Made In Sheffield England, Superior Quality, Warranted, Cast Steel'

Manufactured Dates

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